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Hepatitis C Genotype 1a Test Results

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Genotype for Hepatitis C

I have a friend who has a 350 viral load for hepatitis C. Her doctor told her that was too low to test for a genotype. How high does a viral load have to be in order to test for the genotype? Thank you.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...From a commercial lab standpoint that is probably true. Most labs won't do a genotype test unless the virus is over 1,000 or more. Read more »

TEST RESULTS FOR HEPATITIS C

On my results from my HCV RNA PCR Quant test the results show a figure of 5,116,472 and as far as a... Read more »

viral tests for hepatitis c

I just had blood work done and I have hepatitis c. My test hcv rna, qn bdna range 484800 h iu/ml... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Laboratory Tests

...liver damage caused by medications, heavy alcohol intake, viral hepatitis, toxic fumes or recreational drug use. Liver enzyme test results can be difficult to understand. People with serious liver damage sometimes have normal liver enzyme levels.... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Tests and Monitoring

...spontaneously cleared hepatitis C without treatment remain antibody-positive for years afterwards. On the other hand, antibody test results may be negative even when someone does have chronic hepatitis C. This may occur when: CD4 cell count is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Celera Hepatitis C Test Gets European OK

... A new test that maps the genetic structure of the hepatitis C virus has received European approval, biopharmaceutical and genetic technology company Celera Genomics Group said on Tuesday. Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

Tested today for HIV and Hepatitis C

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...you guys think that's enough, or would you go back at exactly 26? I also paid that "ripoff 800 number" $89 to get a test for Hepatitis C. I want to cover all my bases. They should both let me know within 2-3 days. Please pray for me and keep... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »